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to 47 in the morning of august 3rd 1923 john coolidge swore in his son calvin as the new president. so that is pretty much it. hopefully this all aids and helps in your view of the inauguration coming up. thank you. [applause] >> we have some time for some questions. >> if there are any questions, i'm happy to try and answer them. >> it was the first president to walk between the capitol and the white house? >> can you repeat that? >> it was the first president to walk, get out of the vehicle and walked? >> that was jimmy and rosalynn carter, a total shock. i mean, the secret service knew, but the public did not know. the press did not know. they just never got into the car. they walked the entire distance. since then other presidents and first ladies have walked part of the distance. george and laura bush, the clintons. of course barack and michele obama debt as well. >> how many presidents died after the inaugural and why? >> how many presidents died after the inaugural? in office? there have been eight times -- i believe it is eight. one was resignation. for assassinations, four tim
the question was who would do it and the answer turned out to be his own father, his own father john coolidge was a local justice of the peace and a notary public so by the light of an old kerosene lamp at 2:47 warning on august 3rd, 1923 john coolidge swore in his son calvin as the new president. that's pretty much it and hopefully this all helps you in your view the inauguration coming up. [applause] >> we have some time for some questions >> if there's any questions i'm happy to try to answer them. >> who was the first president to walk between the capitol and the white house. >> who was the first president to walk, get out of the vehicle and walked from the white house? >> jimmy and rosalynn carter. it was a total shock. the secret service knew not, the press didn't know, they just never got into the car. they walked the entire distance. since then other presidents and first ladies have walked part of the distance. george and laura bush and the clintons and of course barack obama yet michelle obama did as well. >> how many presidents died after the inaugural and why. >> how many president
. calvin coolidge went from 73% to 24%. john f. kennedy from 91% to 71%. they increased revenues. we are not talking about what the president is looking at with his wealth redistribution, we are talking about wealth expansion, economic growth and sound policies to do that. if you want to continue to believe that $250,000 makes someone rich, you are going to crush the small business owners who run at subchapter "s," llcs and we are talking about capital gains from 15 to 25%. that will affect investment. we are talking about dividends from 15 to thirty four 33.44%. death tax to a 55% bracket and the minimum exemption from $5 million to $1 million. look at the farmers, especially in south florida. what will happen with the people trying to pass on their businesses? something we talked about before wecame on air, there are 20 new taxes in the health care law above and beyond the tax structure. >> we were looking at -- the irs has new rules for investment income on capital gains and dividends in the health care law. 3.8% surtax goes into effect for people who make more than $200,000. if y
trees were lit in washington, d.c., this week. a tradition that began with president calvin coolidge and house speaker john boehner joined the lighting of the capitol christmas treat. this year's christmas tree is from the colorado river white forest. we will show both of those ceremonies right here on c-span. up next, the transportation secretary on the high-speed rail program. more than $10 billion has been appropriated to provide greater access to high-speed rail. this hearing to examine the management of the program, our second panel, former member of this panel, distinguished secretary of transportation who we have had a chance to work with. we appreciate his being here and on the anniversary of his birth. welcome. you are recognized. >> let me begin by congratulating you. a job well done. when i came here with the chair and i heard all of dimon's lectures,--- jim's what you have been able to accomplish as chair of the committee is extraordinary. it is a good bill. an faa bill. it is a good bill. we cannot do the work we do without the relationship of this committee and your cha
of the national christmas tree started in 1923 with calvin coolidge. house speaker john boehner joins the lighting of the capitol christmas tree. this year's tree is from the colorado white river national forest. watch both ceremonies tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern here on c- span. >> we have had these explosions of knowledge in medicine, but we have not coordinated care, and all the services that we had end up having so many cracks that the cracks are as harmful as the diseases that we are treating, and you have got to step back and ask, you know, "are we hurting people overall on a global level? what are we doing sometimes?" now we have these reports saying 30% of everything we do may not be necessary in health care. when we step back, 30% of the medications we prescribe, the tests we order, the procedures -- this is something, i think, which is for the first time really being called out as a problem. >> dysfunction in the u.s. health-care industry. dr. marty makary on what hospitals will not tell you, tonight it 10:00 -- at 10:00. >> the supreme court will look at what happened in 2008, and they
in the lighting of the national christmas tree. veep tradition started with president calvin coolidge. press -- speaker john boehner is out the lighting of the capitol christmas tree. watched both of these events tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> tomorrow on "washington journal." we will talk about the latest of the so-called fiscal cliff discussions. then all look at the lobbying going around the fiscal cliff negotiations by clients in washington. our guest is anna palmer. and later a discussion on syria and the response from the international community. live at 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. this week on news makers, the vermont governor and chair of the democratic governors' association peter shumlin. he talks about the fiscal cliff and laying the groundwork for the 2013-2014 election. that is at 10:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> in president obama's weekly address, he talks about tax policy, the tax cuts put in place by the previous administration that will expire at the end of the year. then the republican address on the economy, jobs, and education policy. >> hello, everybod
that the president should take a case study analysis and look at what president calvin coolidge did and president jfk did, john f. kennedy did when they went in and lowered tax rates and you increase revenues which is exactly what we're talking about. >> were you-- did you feel like it was a bait and switch from president obama from what you'd heard about in the campaign and light on the details, but that's one of the things i've heard from members of congress that they thought, wait a second, that's not at all what you thought was going to happen. >> yeah, you're absolutely right. what you see happening right now, dana, is really the art of politics, versus the science of good policy and i think we need to move away from campaign mode and we need to do the things that are going to stimulate economic growth and wealth expansion, not wealth distribution, when the president continues to be focused on the wealth distribution politics, which is something that president thomas jefferson talked against and also, abraham lincoln, we're going to continue to see greater problems with our economy, more people
coolidge. house speaker john boehner joins the lighting of the capitol christmas tree. this year's tree is from the colorado's white river national forest. watch both of these ceremonies tonight 8:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. we ourselves are not completely tied to print on the page sense of writing. but i think that there's no tha other art form so readily available other than perhaps -- inaudible just captures the human spirit. >> this weekend join book tv american history tv and c-span's local content vehicles as we look behind the scenes at the history and literary life of new york's capital city albany. today at noon eastern on book tv on c-span and sunday at 5:00 p.m. on american history tv on c-span 3. >> next government officials and policy researchers testify about the political instability in malli. earlier in the year, malli experienced a military coup and northern rebellion. the instability has proment concerns over al qaeda presence in the north. from the senate foreign relations subcommittee on african affairs this hearing is an hour and 40 minutes. >> i'm grateful for
think that the president should take a case study analysis and look at what president coolidge did and jfk, john f. kennedy when they went in and lowered tax rates and increased revenues, which is exactly what we're talking about. >> so either you've got a president who is tremendously overconfident after being reelected or someone who asks for the sty in the first offer knowing that he will look like the compromising once he gives in on the demands and gets himself involved in negotiations. >> both sides are waiting to see who is going to offer up the plan first, we're waiting on the white house. >> it's the president's job, isn't it? congress controls the purse strings and the white house is waiting for-- we're waiting for something from congress on their side and go back and forth, who puts up the offer first and it's the first salvo, so, michigan mcconnell laughs at it and timothy geithner hands it to them. this isn't real. >> i didn't know that first was the first offer. we have been talk about this for months. why is it now, i'm sure after the election and everybody knew wher
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